4 Killed, 38 Injured In Auto Crash Along Oyo-Ogbomoso Road

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"a total number of 62 people were affected in the accident that occurred around Sekona area on Oyo-Ogbomoso Expressway while 16 of them were rescued alive.

Four people were reportedly killed while 38 others were injured in an accident involving a car and an articulated vehicle along Oyo–Ogbomoso Road.

It was learned that the driver of the truck veered off the road before the accident that occurred early on Wednesday morning.


An eyewitness told SaharaReporters that the accident occurred when the driver veered into a ditch and somersaulted. 

The Oyo State Sector Commander, Winifred U. Chukwurah, confirmed the story in Ibadan on Wednesday.

Chukwurah said four people died while 43 others sustained varying degrees of injury.

She said the articulated vehicle, which was carrying both human beings and animals, fell into a deep pothole while on motion and veered off the road into the bush.

According to her, a total number of 62 people were affected in the accident that occurred around Sekona area on Oyo-Ogbomoso Expressway while 16 of them were rescued alive.

“The trailer was carrying goats, cows and human beings, all adult males.

“Four people lost their lives, 43 people were injured while 16 people were rescued unhurt,” Chukwurah said.

She further revealed that the corpses had been deposited in the morgue of the Ladoke Akintola Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso, while the injured were taken to Ebuloluwa Clinic.


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